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WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers bounce back by bouncing Pirates

PITTSBURGH, Penn. - ( - Ryan Braun's two-run double during a four-run eighth inning helped the Milwaukee Brewers take a 9-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the middle contest of a three-game set.

Khris Davis went 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored and Lyle Overbay drove in two runs for the Brewers, who rebounded after a 15-5 defeat on Friday. Matt Garza (4-4) earned the win after allowing three runs on six hits with five walks across six innings. Pedro Alvarez had two hits, two RBI and a run scored for the Pirates, who entered the game with wins in four of their last five. Starter Edinson Volquez (3-5) was tagged with the loss after giving up four hits and four runs -- three earned -- in six frames. Pittsburgh made it a 4-3 game in the sixth. Alvarez walked leading off and went to third on Jose Tabata's bunt single and third baseman Aramis Ramirez's throwing error. Jordy Mercer grounded into a double play that allowed Alvarez to score. Davis and Scooter Gennett both drew one-out walks off Justin Wilson in the eighth before Mark Reynolds was hit by a pitch to load the bases. Pinch-hitter Rickie Weeks grounded into a force out that scored Davis and Jean Segura's single plated Gennett before Braun ripped a double off the wall to give the Brewers an 8-3 lead.





Milwaukee 9, Pittsburgh 3

Minnesota 8, Houston 0

Detroit 8, Boston 6

LA Angels 6, Chi. White Sox 5

Chi. Cubs 5, Miami 2

Midwest League


Beloit, Burlington (PPD)

Wisconsin, Clinton (PPD)

Northwood League


La Crosse 4, Kenosha 3

Madison 3, Green Bay 1

Eau Claire 4, Mankato 1

St. Cloud 4, Thunder Bay 3

Lakeshore 4, Wisconsin Rapids Rafters 2

Wisconsin Woodchucks 7, Battle Creek 0